SUPERINTENDENT RAMSEY, MAYOR PARKER AND TCU ATHLETES AMONG SPEAKERS AT EVENT HOSTED BY FORT WORTH SPORTS COMMISSION, FORT WORTH ISD AND NCAA.
WHAT: A kick-off to the 2023 Readers Become Leaders program featuring an interactive panel for grades K-5.
This year, 80 Fort Worth ISD elementary schools and more than 37,000 students have signed up to participate, making it one of the largest community outreach programs in NCAA history.
In the previous four years combined, a total of 55,000+ students have read more than 29 million minutes.
The program is conducted in conjunction with the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship which will be hosted by the Fort Worth Sports Commission for the 5th consecutive year in April at Dickies Arena.
WHY: At the event, students will learn about the importance of reading, the prizes they will be eligible to win and enjoy story time with TCU athletes.
The Readers Become Leaders Competition starts January 23 and will run through April 3, 2023.
WHO: The event will include remarks from the following:
Ricardo Alvarez, Principal, M.H. Moore Elementary, 2022 Readers Become Leaders winner
Jerry Moore, Chief of Schools
Dr. Ramsey, Superintendent
Mattie Parker, Fort Worth Mayor
WHEN: Monday, January 23 from 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
*Media arrival is 10:15 a.m.
WHERE: M.H. Moore Elementary School
1809 NE 36th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76106
CONTACT: Becca Berger, Sr. Sports Marketing Manager
*Photo & video opportunity is available. Please let me know if you plan on covering this event.
About the Fort Worth Sports Commission
The Fort Worth Sports Commission advances the city as an international sports destination. A division of Visit Fort Worth, the Sports Commission attracts youth, collegiate, and professional events that deliver economic impact and boost Fort Worth’s image. The Commission supports the development of and access to facilities that enhance the quality of life for all of Fort Worth. For more information, visit FortWorthSports.com and follow on Instagram @FortWorthSports and their Twitter account @FortWorthSports.